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    The seller advised me that you don't need to...

    The seller advised me that you don't need to spray the horse "all over" as you do with conventional fly sprays. Just a line down the back, side, down the belly line, and legs seems to be enough -...
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    While I'm sure my old eventing trainer WOULD have...

    While I'm sure my old eventing trainer WOULD have gotten on to deal with excessive antics had I requested it, none of my event horses indulged in "antics" as such - just the occasional kick out at a...
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    I got it at the Horse Expo in June. I'm still...

    I got it at the Horse Expo in June. I'm still using the teeny "travel size" and it's been quite effective. It wasn't that pricey, and it has lasted quite a while. It DOES make me cough, but that's...
  4. I hate the "truck is coming" ads, but at least he...

    I hate the "truck is coming" ads, but at least he looks well fed. But who would use that "sleeping looking like he's dead" photo to advertise a horse?!?
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    Unless she obese, a draft cross, or an Impressive...

    Unless she obese, a draft cross, or an Impressive bred stock horse type, I don't consider 15.2 "big." LOL
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    I really do agree with all the above. I guess...

    I really do agree with all the above. I guess I'm just stubborn or crazy, and I am NOT recommending OP follow my example. It has been a wild ride with my guy, including a lot of air time for me...
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    Six is still fairly young. She may settle down...

    Six is still fairly young. She may settle down yet. My guy is still a hot ride and difficult at 11, but he's better every year, and I've learned to cope. He did break my arm in spring 2010, FWIW. ...
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    Ah, Denver, I am a legal assistant, tho in a...

    Ah, Denver, I am a legal assistant, tho in a civil, not criminal practice. I commute to work _45-60 mins,but on a train. I know how stressful it can be, both work and the travel time. I've spent...
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    I could board at my trainer's place and have to...

    I could board at my trainer's place and have to drive 45 minutes every day in order to ride my horse. Instead, I board 10 mins from where I live, and trailer out for instruction. I don't choose to...
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    I don't work????? LOL!!!!! The OP may not be a...

    I don't work????? LOL!!!!! The OP may not be a youngster? I will be 70 tomorrow, and I'm still working full time, riding after a full day's work, riding 5-6 days a week. I have to work or I...
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    I have the Steubben Baucher (about $78), and it's...

    I have the Steubben Baucher (about $78), and it's VERY nice, Aurigan (or whatever their version is) French mouth with upper rings of bit turned slightly outward so they don't pinch. Old horse loved...
  12. Say What????? I WISH I could have been repaid...

    Say What????? I WISH I could have been repaid for the horses I had vetted that had questionable results that made me turn them down. As to cost, I'm not sure these days with regard to a horse of...
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    FWIW,my low-palated horse liked a medium to...

    FWIW,my low-palated horse liked a medium to thin-mouth Baucher. Not usually seen as a hunter bit, but I've seen one or two hunters with one. Not a severe bit, and despite some people's comments,...
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    While I'm happy to welcome anyone to the dressage...

    While I'm happy to welcome anyone to the dressage world, really? 45 mins is too much? Two hours each way would be a drag and I doubt I would do it, but I easily trailer 45 minutes each week to my...
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    What Gaitedglory said: As the mileage and wear...

    What Gaitedglory said: As the mileage and wear climbed, the towing capacity declined. My old truck, well, I had to avoid certain routes, because climbing a steep hill with a loaded trailer got to...
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    Good luck in that price range -it's going to have...

    Good luck in that price range -it's going to have high mileage. I bought a 2003 Silverado HD last year (3/4 ton). It had only 53K on it and cost around 11K. You might want to go slightly higher. ...
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    As are my insurance company, veterinarian and...

    As are my insurance company, veterinarian and employers (Hard to work at the computer with a broken arm - but I managed).
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    It's one thing when you (the horse owner) call...

    It's one thing when you (the horse owner) call the horse an "insulting" name, it's another thing entirely when someone who has already expressed dissatisfaction/lack of understanding/dislike for your...
  19. So, from a post above - 250 and 5'11 is obese.* ...

    So, from a post above - 250 and 5'11 is obese.* Better tell some of those hefty cowboys bulldogging steers on their 15 hand Quarter Horses + add in the weight of their saddles and those horses are...
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    I'm up for all that, but I'm afraid I'm waaaaay...

    I'm up for all that, but I'm afraid I'm waaaaay to old for you. LOL!!! [Evidence of my attitude that the horse(s) is/are staying, and equally, I wouldn't want to short my partner in a relationship...
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    In that category, in the same anthology as...

    In that category, in the same anthology as Breakneck Hill is an even grimmer tale, Highboy Rings Down the Curtain. I can still remember that one, and it, too, ends with a.dead horse.
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    Nunn-Finer thru Bit O Britain. $148, very...

    Nunn-Finer thru Bit O Britain. $148, very nicely padded, black or brown.
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    I'm not going to be all that helpful, but I...

    I'm not going to be all that helpful, but I distinctly remember a short story where the rider goes for a last ride on a "rogue" horse that is going to be put down because it's so dangerous, and it...
  24. Oh, that Horse People book. I didn't know...

    Oh, that Horse People book. I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. He writes as tho his wife is THIS short of being on the Olympic team in her level of expertise, and she competes at.beginner...
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    I got the starter field boot, and they are super...

    I got the starter field boot, and they are super comfy. That's what I've been showing in. But mine were $80 from Schneider s. I wear 9-1/2 shoe. Ordered size 10 and got a good fit, instant broken...
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